Ezra 2:63
Text Analysis
559 [e]וַיֹּ֤אמֶר
And saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
8660 [e]הַתִּרְשָׁ֙תָא֙
the governorArt | Adj-ms
to themPrep | 3mp
834 [e]אֲשֶׁ֥ר
3808 [e]לֹא־
398 [e]יֹאכְל֖וּ
they should eatV-Qal-Imperf-3mp
6944 [e]מִקֹּ֣דֶשׁ
ofPrep-m | N-msc
6944 [e]הַקֳּדָשִׁ֑ים
the most holy thingsArt | N-mp
5704 [e]עַ֛ד
5975 [e]עֲמֹ֥ד
could consultV-Qal-Inf
3548 [e]כֹּהֵ֖ן
a priestN-ms
224 [e]לְאוּרִ֥ים
with the UrimPrep-l | N-mp
8550 [e]וּלְתֻמִּֽים׃
and ThummimConj-w, Prep-l | N-mp

Hebrew Texts
עזרא 2:63 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּ֤אמֶר הַתִּרְשָׁ֙תָא֙ לָהֶ֔ם אֲשֶׁ֥ר לֹא־יֹאכְל֖וּ מִקֹּ֣דֶשׁ הַקֳּדָשִׁ֑ים עַ֛ד עֲמֹ֥ד כֹּהֵ֖ן לְאוּרִ֥ים וּלְתֻמִּֽים׃

עזרא 2:63 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמר התרשתא להם אשר לא־יאכלו מקדש הקדשים עד עמד כהן לאורים ולתמים׃

עזרא 2:63 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמר התרשתא להם אשר לא־יאכלו מקדש הקדשים עד עמד כהן לאורים ולתמים׃

עזרא 2:63 Hebrew Bible
ויאמר התרשתא להם אשר לא יאכלו מקדש הקדשים עד עמד כהן לאורים ולתמים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The governor said to them that they should not eat from the most holy things until a priest stood up with Urim and Thummim.

King James Bible
And the Tirshatha said unto them, that they should not eat of the most holy things, till there stood up a priest with Urim and with Thummim.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The governor ordered them not to eat the most holy things until there was a priest who could consult the Urim and Thummim.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Tirshatha. or, governor (The person who held this office at this time was probably Zerubbabel. The word Tirshatha is supposed to be Persian; and if, as Castel supposes, it signifies austerity, or that fear which is impressed by the authority of a governor, it may be derived from tars, 'ear,' or tursh, 'acid, austere.')

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